Call for Nominations: Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award

– The Sarbanes Award recognizes organizations for outstanding leadership in advancing firefighter health and safety. READ

Common Voices, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors Champion Fire Sprinklers After New Year’s Day Fires in Massachusetts

– On New Year's Day morning two apartment fires raged in Massachusetts. Fire ripped through a Holyoke apartment building claiming the lives of three residents and displaced over 50 others.  READ

50,000 Registered Users on!

– Find out what 50,000 of your fire service colleagues already know – The Firehero Learning Network is THE place for free, online, up-to-date training and information.  READ

Advocate Update

Everyone Goes Home® Advocate Update

– The work that was accomplished by everyone involved was spectacular; we are excited to have had the opportunity to work with the entire group. READ

Holiday Safety - Do It for Don!

Call to Action for Holiday Safety Following Tragic Maryland Fire

– Sher Grogg talks about how she lost her brother, sister-in-law, and their four grandchildren in a devastating Christmas tree fire in 2015. She offers holiday safety tips so that other families do not have to experience this tragedy. READ


New firefighter tribute video kicks-off National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) fundraiser

– Singer/songwriter Dave Carroll’s new music video, “The Fallen and the Brave” honors firefighters who died while protecting their communities. This tribute was shot at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland.  READ

Help Researchers Learn More About Suicide and Mental Health Among Women Firefighters

– The Carson J. Spencer Foundation and researchers at Florida State University are collaborating to conduct a national study on the behavioral health of women firefighters. READ


Everyone Goes Home® Photo Contest Winner

– Congratulations to Kim Fitzsimmons, our Everyone Goes Home® Photo Contest winner! Kim’s photo received 162 Likes by 11:00 am Friday, September 16. She will receive a roundtrip coach class air... READ


Moving the fire service along the technology highway

– As the world becomes increasingly technologically savvy, can the fire service also put these tools to use to improve safety and health? In July, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) brought together 80 fire service officers, health and science researchers, and developers and manufacturers for the Fire Service Technology Summit to address this question.  READ

Joint Statement from the IAFC, NFFF, NFPA and NVFC

– Over the past few months, there have been an alarming number of firefighter fatalities. In light of that, we do want to remind every operational firefighter, company officer, crew boss, superintendent, and command officer about the importance of situational awareness, evaluation of risk, value of risk as compared to the likelihood of success and the all-important desire of your family, loved one’s and friends that they want every firefighter to go home at the end of their tour of duty. READ